2017 Adult Group Lessons
Lessons take place at the Brookview Lesson Tee, unless otherwise noted.
Lessons with Michael Turnbull [Bio]
The Basics Adult Group Lessons
|Mon & Wed, April 24–May 8||5:45–6:45 pm*||S5101A|
|Mon & Wed, April 24–May 8||7–8 pm||S5101B|
|Mon & Wed, May 15–31**||5:45–6:45 pm*||S5101C|
|Mon & Wed, May 15–31**||7–8 pm||S5101D|
|Thur, May 18–June 15||5:30–6:30 pm*||S5101E|
|Thur, July 27–Aug 24||5:30–6:30 pm*||S5101F|
Golf is hard, right? Well, it's not true. Swinging a golf club is a relatively simple task no matter what you've heard. These group lessons are for the beginner adult golfer. Instructor Michael Turnbull specializes in helping beginners become more confident and enjoy this great game. Lessons will cover an overview of the game of golf, including rules and etiquette, putting, chipping and pitching, and full swing irons and woods. Class meets for four 60-minute lessons, plus a fifth class at the Par 3 to provide a real golf course experience. Clubs and balls provided. Class size is 6–10 students. $99/session
* NOTE: Final class meets at the Par 3 course at 7 pm
** No May 29
Adult Lesson League
|Mon, June 5–July 24*||6 pm–8 pm||S5104A|
|Mon, July 31–Sept 18**||5:30 pm–7:30 pm||S5104B|
This league is designed to provide new players with an opportunity to meet other new players and experience golf in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The lesson league is designed for golfers with two years or less of playing experience and for those that have completed some form of instruction program prior to this league. Michael will organize the league and provide on-course oversight each night to answer questions. The first night meets at the Par 3 course for an introduction to the league and a Mindful Golf lesson. The second night consists of a Mindful Golf lesson and time on the course. In weeks three through seven players will play the Par 3 course accompanied by Michael. Class size is 12–28 students. $125/session
*No July 3
**No Sept 4
Adult Group Golf Clinics
These clinics present a relaxed and simple way for beginners, intermediates, and golfers at the end of their tether to learn new and interesting things about a variety of golf topics, and they’re great fun. Students will learn to feel the difference between swings that work and swings that don’t. Clubs and balls provided. Class size is 6–10 students. $25/clinic
|Sat, April 29||11am–noon||S5103A|
|Sat, June 3||11am–noon||S5103B|
|Sat, July 15||11am–noon||S5103C|
Learn to feel what is important when swinging the long clubs. Discover your sources of consistency and distance with both your driver and fairway woods.
|Sat, May 6||11am–noon||S5103D|
|Sat, June 10||11am–noon||S5103E|
Short Swings Clinic
Students will learn simple short swing techniques and methods to increase consistency and confidence. The ability to use a variety of clubs will add creativity to your game and lower your scores.
|Sat, May 13||11am–noon||S5103F|
|Sat, June 17||11am–noon||S5103G|
Topping the ball? That’s not much fun. Golf is mostly played from the ground, not off a tee. This clinic presents a simple and relaxed way to feel the difference between a swing that rolls the ball on the ground and one that launches it in the air. Discover what matters most when hitting approach shots and develop some confidence with your irons/hybrids off the ground.
|Sat, May 20||11am–noon||S5103H|
|Sat, June 24||11am–noon||S5103I|
Partial swings can be golf’s most difficult shots. They also are the most important scoring shots. Students will learn to use clubs from different lies and learn different types of shots to improve their score.
Rounding Out The Season–Intermediate Lesson
|Tue/Thur, Aug 31–Sept 14||5:30–7 pm||S5115A|
Rounding Out The Season—
This Mindful Golf class is designed specifically for those with some golf experience. Topics covered include putting, chipping, short swings, and the full swing with irons and woods. Students will learn to focus on what matters most when swinging a club. The final lesson will conclude with a two- to three-hole on course playing experience. Location: Lesson Tee (final lesson at Par 3). Class size is 6–12 students. $100
Free Tips From Turnbull At The Range
Come out to the driving range for practice and get some tips from our head PGA Professional Michael Turnbull. No charge for these quick tips and pointers. Purchase your range bucket and Michael will stop by and help you make your practice time worthwhile. Site: Driving Range.
Lessons with Dee Forsberg [Bio]
Women And Wine Golf Clinics
|May 2–16||5:30–7 pm||S5105A|
|June 6–20||5:30–7 pm||S5105B|
|July 11–25||5:30–7 pm||S5105C|
|Aug 8–22||5:30–7 pm||S5105D|
Wine and Women is a beginner program developed to introduce women to the game of golf. The goal of the program is to overcome many of the barriers women run into as a beginner or occasional golfer. The program will focus on basic fundamentals in a fun and social atmosphere. Each lesson includes a glass of wine, so you must be 21+ to register. Class size is 6–12 students. Site: Lesson Tee. $99.
- Week 1 Queen of the Green: Games and skill challenges specific to putting that will get you excited to practice your form.
- Week 2 Chip and Sip: Learn the art of hitting the short shots to the green.
- Week 3 Driving Club: Discover how to send your drives further up the fairway.
Lessons with Alex Tegel [Bio]
Women's Beginner League
|May 2–23||5:30–7 pm||S5116A|
|June 6–27||5:30–7 pm||S5116B|
|July 11–Aug 1||5:30–7 pm||S5116C|
|Aug 8–29||5:30–7 pm||S5116D|
Take your golf game to the course! As the next level for Women and Wine participants, golfers have the opportunity to experience on-course playing lessons. Inexperienced players will gain confidence, become comfortable on the golf course, and find new golf playing partners! Location: Par 3 Course. 4 week sessions. Class size is 6–12 students. $99
Nine And Wine Golf Scramble
|Sept 13||5:30 Shotgun|
This Par 3 scramble event for men and women is great for the beginner to the advanced golfer. Sign up as an individual or with a group. The event will start with a nine-hole shotgun followed by appetizers and a glass of wine or beer in the Brookview Grill. You must be 21+ to register. Event size is 20–60 golfers. Site: Par 3 Course. $25. Must be 21 years old.
For more information or to register, call Brookview Golf at 763-512-2300.
Registration begins on Thurs, March 2 and is on a first-come, first-served basis through the Brookview Golf Shop.
- Register in person in the Golf Shop.
- Mail (with check payment)
Golden Valley Park & Recreation Department
Brookview Community Center
200 Brookview Parkway
Golden Valley, MN 55426
- Register online with our online registration system (through Golden Valley Park & Recreation).
- All users will create their own account
- Choose your own log-in information and make your own account changes
- Simple and easy to use and navigate
- 24/7 access to your account